Arizona ranks seventh in the U.S. for the most property taxes paid in 2018.


In 2018, Arizona collected $1 billion in property taxes, ranking it seventh in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

The STC survey includes five broad tax categories and up to 25 subcategories. Data is gathered from all 50 state governments and all dependent state-level entities.

The Census Bureau cautions that it sets the tax classifications among the survey categories, and they may differ from the classifications set by the state governments.

Below is a breakdown of how taxes were classified by the bureau and how much was collected.

U.S. property taxes by State in 2018
Rank
State
Amount
1
California
$2,837,386,000
2
Washington
$2,769,520,000
3
District of Columbia
$2,621,626,000
4
Michigan
$2,161,275,000
5
Arkansas
$1,212,794,000
6
Vermont
$1,065,767,000
7
Arizona
$1,047,254,000
8
Georgia
$927,590,000
9
Minnesota
$818,513,000
10
Maryland
$808,763,000
11
Kansas
$714,895,000
12
Kentucky
$660,902,000
13
New Hampshire
$408,769,000
14
Alabama
$406,288,000
15
Nevada
$317,136,000
16
Montana
$294,519,000
17
Wyoming
$250,153,000
18
Wisconsin
$163,446,000
19
Alaska
$121,563,000
20
New Mexico
$84,224,000
21
Louisiana
$60,172,000
22
Illinois
$59,589,000
23
Maine
$39,308,000
24
South Carolina
$37,298,000
25
Pennsylvania
$34,399,000
26
Missouri
$33,267,000
27
Virginia
$31,890,000
28
Mississippi
$29,540,000
29
Oregon
$20,116,000
30
Indiana
$12,927,000
31
West Virginia
$7,316,000
32
Massachusetts
$7,197,000
33
New Jersey
$5,016,000
34
North Dakota
$4,549,000
35
Rhode Island
$2,704,000
36
Iowa
$1,671,000
37
Nebraska
$129,000
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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